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The incident marks the second significant spill this year for Houston-based Plains, which is still trying to clean up crude from southern California beaches contaminated after more than 100,000 gallons of oil escaped a pipeline in May. A House committee is set to grill the nation’s top pipeline regulator about delayed safety mandates on Tuesday.
An electrical blackout at an offshore floating production facility forced it to disconnect from at least one Talos well in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday.
Non-essential personnel have been evacuated from a shallow-water well Apache Corp. is drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, amid concerns about an underground flow of natural gas at the site.